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Wireless vs 100 feet cat 6 cable

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February 5, 2010 4:25:04 AM

To connect a TV LAN port to a Linksys N router, which is better -- wireless adapter or about 100 feet of CAT 5e / Cat6?
February 5, 2010 4:46:58 AM

good quality CAT6 cable would bebest in almost all cases, make sure all parts used are rated CAT6 to get the full benefit.

In theory it goes CAT6>Wireless N>CAT5>Wireless G but there can be other impacting factors
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February 6, 2010 1:09:39 AM

thank you for your response Vibe -- Is your answer the same if I get CAT 5e and part of the cable is outside
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February 22, 2010 4:51:45 PM

Sorry for the delay, holiday

Cat5 and cat5e have very few differences, these days parts labled as cat5 are normaly actualy cat5e standards but have not gone through certification process.
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February 23, 2010 12:32:55 AM

Also something to consider is link speed. Many of the wireless N routers will include gig ethernet, assuming your TV supports it that is MUCH faster than the wireless. Either way wired in my experience usually works better than wireless.
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